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Nano-scale 'vibrational wave' research could transform the field of materials physics
19 June 2018
Nano-scale 'vibrational wave' research could transform the field of materials physics

New UK research studying the vibrational properties of matter, or phonons, at the nanoscale, could bring transformational advances in the design and development of a new generation of advanced materials, such as thermoelectrics, among many others.

Delivering a World Class Research Programme
18 June 2018
Delivering a World Class Research Programme

STFC Executive Chair Mark Thomson has opened a formal series of discussions with our research communities designed to identify new world class science and technology proposals for potential future investment.

UK teams contributing to major upgrade to World's largest science experiment – the LHC
15 June 2018
UK teams contributing to major upgrade to World's largest science experiment – the LHC

A major upgrade of the World's largest science experiment, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN in Geneva, has commenced today with the eventual aim of increasing the number of collisions in the large experiments by over five times and thus boosting the probability of the discovery of new physics phenomena and expanding our understanding of the Universe.

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